KpyM Telnet Server DoS
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11983
SynopsisThe remote telnet server is prone to a denial of service attack.
DescriptionThe remote host is running KpyM Telnet Server, a Telnet server for Windows.
According to its banner, the installed version of KpyM is older than 1.06. Such versions mark a connection as free before all components, such as sockets and threads, are shut down. By flooding the service with connections, an attacker can cause the service to crash.
SolutionUpgrade to version 1.06 or later.